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Kankakee River-US 41(NB) Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Kankakee River on Northbound US 41
Location
Newton County, Indiana, and Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1933, rehabilitated in 1975, replaced in 1995
Builders
- Haines & Haines (Contractors)
- Indiana State Highway Commission (Design)
Design
11-panel, riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 198.2 ft.
Total length: 220.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #41-56-1489JBSB
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.17333, -87.44833   (decimal degrees)
41°10'24" N, 87°26'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462393/4558095 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schneider
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
5,015
Inventory numbers
INNBI 015540 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39502 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 11, 2018: Updated by Jeff Wieland: Fixed typo in name
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jeff Wieland